2016 Events and Special Open Days
Bank Holiday Monday 29th August - Ride a Fire Engine Day
Get fired up with free rides on the museum's magnificent fire engines and
see other visiting machines. Hear bells ring and sirens scream! A very
popular event! 11am - 4pm. The museum's 'special event' admission charge applies to this event.
Saturday 1st October - Classic Vehicles Day
An event celebrating classic cars and light commercials. Includes a special display of visiting vehicles and free bus tours of the local area. 11am-4pm.
Saturday 15th October - Wheels by Lamplight
An unusual and atmospheric event, as enthusiastic collectors illuminate the museum with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps. Enjoy a special evening and leave with a warm cosy glow. 5.30pm - 9pm (Please note we cannot admit children to this event).
Sunday 13th November - Classic Buses and Coaches
An event focussing on the buses and coaches from the 1940s to the present day, with
rides on museum and visiting vehicles. 11am – 4pm
Saturday 3rd December - The Christmas Cracker
The final opening day of our season is a family day with a Christmas theme. Seasonal decorations and entertainment in the museum help to get you into the Christmas mood. Open from 11am-4pm.